Jackson County is located in western North Carolina. The County Seat is Sylva and the largest city is Sylva . The Official Web Site is located at http://www.jacksonnc.org/. The 2014 population estimate is 40,981 and the 2010 census population was 40,271. The land area is 490.76 square miles and there are 82.1 persons per square mile.
85.5% of the population is White, 2.2% is Black or African American, 5.1% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.9% is Asian, 9.4% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.1% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.9% is two or more races. 85% have a high school degree or higher, and 27.9% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $172,800, there are 15,609 households, an average of 2.36 persons per household. The per capita income is $21,014, the median household income is $36,951, and 21.8% of the persons in Jackson County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 3,866. Retail sales (in $1000) were $433,723, and sales per capita were $11,900. The percentage of black-owned firms is 0%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 21%.
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